Football fans go all out when it comes to supporting their teams. A fan of the Denver Broncos poses during tailgate festivities before the game against the Oakland Raiders at Invesco Field in Denver, Colo., on Oct. 24.
Medellín is seen as a success story of former President Álvaro Uribe, whose successor faces a crucial test amid the resurgence in drug war violence.
As NPR's Juan Williams learned when he was fired Thursday for comments that were taken to be anti-Muslim, the axe is swift to fall when media personalities speak out on controversial topics. Here is his story and those of five others recently ousted for voicing unpopular views.
Hillary Clinton is supportive of gay teenagers who are suffering from bullying in a YouTube video released on Tuesday. Secretary Clinton says she is grateful for the contributions gays, lesbians and transgenders make to the US State Department.
Third-party candidates with 'tea party' support stand to siphon votes from Republicans in as many as 20 House races.
But will Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi's suicide make any difference regarding cyber bullying? Will it change the way hate crime laws are applied to sexual orientation?
Some observers believe that today's media environment is desensitizing young people to the hurtful effects of their actions. The case of a Rutgers student death is renewing scrutiny of this issue.
It's no accident President Obama is delivering a major speech on economic recovery in Ohio, a struggling state that makes or breaks presidencies.